Kristina Revenda - Founding Director
Insanity: Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." by Albert Einstein is one of Kristina’s favourite quotes.
Often described as energetic, intuitive and highly strategic, Kristina is known for her ability to build deep rapport and trust with a natural ability to support her clients in getting to the heart of matters quickly.
Kristina partners with senior executives, emerging leaders and business owners alike to unleash their full potential and empowering both individuals and teams to flourish. In her experience, small shifts in mindset and behavior can have a significant impact in the context of leadership effectiveness and overall wellbeing including energy and stress management. Her programs are designed to create a safe space for honest self-reflection and strategising, blending contemporary research from the fields of Neuroscience, positive psychology and mindfulness to support her clients in leading more focused and attuned lives.
Whether in a workshop facilitation setting, a one-on-one coaching conversation or heading a leadership retreat, Kristina is known to encourage individuals to explore, question, experiment and embed new and impactful behaviors while staying true to their values and who they are. With her clients’ needs front-of-mind, her warmth and candid style complement her practical, no-nonsense approach with a natural aptitude to challenge in a respectful, supportive way.
Kristina brings a unique mix of international business, creative agency and people management experience to her role as coach, facilitator and mentor. Before embarking on a career in coaching through the Institute of Executive Coaching and Leadership (IECL), she enjoyed a successful international career in branding and advertising. Having navigated her own high intensity career including chapters of burnout, Kristina is a self confessed wellbeing advocate and knows resilience and energy management as critical to effective leadership and success. These themes are mirrored across a series of bespoke workshops and speaking engagements which Kristina has delivered to small business owner forums and women in leadership groups alike.
As well as running her own practice, Kristina is an Associate and senior coach for Lever – Transfer of Learning, who nominated her as ‘Coach of the Year’ in 2016 for her outstanding services.
Her experience spans the spectrum of professional and financial, higher education and non-for-profit services in Australia and AsiaPac including partnerships with Western Sydney University and Monash Business School.
A truly global citizen, Kristina is of German heritage and grew up across Hong Kong, Indonesia, Turkey and the UK before settling in Australia fourteen years ago. With work experience across across Europe, The Americas and Asia, both her personal and professional journey have made her highly adept at managing transitions while cultivating a deep-rooted cultural awareness and sensitivity when it comes to operating across different cultures and supporting unique leadership, decision making and learning styles.
In her free time, Kristina is passionate cook with a love for the arts and music. Her appreciation of books and travel both feed her insatiable curiosity and dedication for ongoing learning.